2017 Keyword - Public Welfare and Assistance

HB 1178require the Department of Social Services to submit an implementation plan to allow the state to issue photo EBT cards. 
HB 1191require cooperation with the Division of Child Support as a condition of eligibility for the SNAP program. 
HB 1197revise certain provisions regarding medical assistance payments to nursing home facilities. 
SB 124repeal the authority for the Department of Social Services to enter agreements related to the Refugee Act of 1980 and to require certain reports regarding services provided to and arrival of refugees. 
SB 147establish a rate-setting methodology for services delivered by community-based health and human services providers. 
SB 149provide certain protections to faith-based or religious child-placement agencies. 
SB 169impose a statewide property tax for purpose of providing funds to increase certain employee wages employed by community support providers and nursing facilities.